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Chinese: Summer Intensive Intermediate Chinese

Program(s): Sli Precollege, Sli Undergrad

This course has been cancelled for Summer 2023.

*Taught Online*  Summer Intermediate Chinese is an 8-week course designed for students who have already completed one year of college-level study of Modern Chinese (Mandarin). Students at Intermediate level will be able to create with language and carry on the conversations on various topics about daily life and community in this course. They will also have opportunities to reach the beginning of Advanced level and perform some tasks like narrating experience, describing a place, elaborate opinion on community topics, etc. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are equally emphasized, and materials from Chinese culture will also be incorporated into the course. Class will meet for five  three-hour periods a week, with additional speaking practice during the afternoon.

Remote or Residential

✓ Remote Course


Course Considerations

This intensive summer Chinese course requires students to spend several additional hours per day preparing for class through drill sessions, independent study, and other activities. 

Prerequisite of CHIN 10300 or equivalent; non-UChicago students should schedule placement counseling with department.

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

11th Grade
12th Grade
Undergrad / Grad


Pre-College Summer Language Institute
Summer Language Institute (Undergrad)

Start Date

June 12

End Date

August 04

Class Details

Primary Instructor

Yujia Ye

Academic Interest


Class Specifics

Course Code

CHIN 20123 91

Class Day(s)

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

Class Duration (CST)


2:30 P.M.


Session I

Course Length

8 weeks